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February 12, 2016

Inter-row Sowing in Rankins Springs, Western NSW

Case study: Nick Eckermann, Rankins Springs, NSW – Inter-row sowing in a stubble retained farming system. Property: “Hillview” 15km south west of Rankins Springs. Enterprises: Cropping 10,000 ha. Soil type and pH: loam tending to sands with a pH of 5 – 5.5. Overview: The Eckermann’s are broadacre croppers and have not run livestock for...

Control of Fleabane in Stubble Retained Farming Systems, Tottenham, Central Western NSW

Case study: Paul Adam, Tottenham, NSW – The control of fleabane in a stubble retained farming system. Property: 1620 ha CTF with retained stubble on one property and mixed farming on 1000 ha of leased country south of Tottenham. Enterprises: Wheat, canola, pulses and sheep. Soil type and pH: red clay loam with a pH of 5.5 to 6....

Management of Ryegrass and Black Oats in Condobolin, Central Western NSW

Case study: Jock Coupland– control of ryegrass and black oats in a retained stubble system. Property owners: Jock and Trini Coupland, “Wardry” Condobolin. Property size: 2800 ha Enterprises: Dryland wheat, lupins, canola, irrigated cotton and cattle. Soil and pH: red soil to river clays with a pH of 5.2 – 7. Overview: Jock doesn’t have a fixed rotation with his...